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The yellow house

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New York : Grove Press, 2019.  |   First edition. |   376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm  |   9780802125088 (hardcover)

In 1961, Sarah M. Broom's mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant--the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarried Sarah's father Simon Broom; their combined family would eventually number twelve children. But after Simon died, six months after Sarah's birth, the Yellow House would become Ivory Mae's thirteenth and most unruly child.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fonthill 814.6 Broom 36443002023745 Adult NEW non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 02/28/2020

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